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Beirut blast aftermath day II

French President Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to a traumatized Lebanon, Thursday said he we would seek a new deal with political authorities, after a catastrophic blast ripped through the city, killing over 145 and injuring over 5,000.

  • French and Lebanese rescuers carry a search-and-rescue dog as they look for survivors amidst the rubble of a building in the Gemayzeh neighbourhood in Beirut, Aug. 6, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • French President Emmanuel Macron visits the devastated site of the explosion at the port of Beirut, August 6, 2020. Thibault Camus/Pool via REUTERS French President Emmanuel Macron visits the devastated site of the explosion at the port of Beirut

  • Volunteers help clean shops and houses in Beirut, Aug. 6, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Lebanese come together for a vigil held at Kensington gardens in central London to honour the victims of the Beirut blast on August 5, 2020. / AFP / Tolga Akmen

  • People check their damaged houses in Beirut, Aug. 6, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A woman yells at Lebanese soldiers during scuffles with the soldiers who are blocking a road as French President Emmanuel Macron visits the Gemmayzeh neighborhood, which suffered extensive damage from the Tuesday explosion at the seaport, in Beirut, Aug. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • A bird flies over the devastated site of the explosion in the port of Beirut, Aug.6, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, Pool)

  • A Lebanese youth hugs French President Emmanuel Macron during a visit to the Gemmayzeh neighborhood, which has suffered extensive damage due to a massive explosion in the Lebanese capital, on August 6, 2020. AFP / - TOPSHOTS

  • Volunteers help clean shops and houses in Beirut, Aug. 6, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Christelle Helou hugs the coffin of her cousin Nicole, 25, killed in a massive blast in the capital beirut two days ago, during her funeral ceremony in the south Lebanese town of Sarba, Aug. 6, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • Volunteers help clean shops and houses in Beirut, Aug. 6, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

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